Good times are always associated with barbecue... It's the only product that I know that gives you that feeling. Takes you into a natural high. When something great happens, somebody'll say, 'Let's barbecue.' Because it brings happiness.

— Ed Mitchell

Peace, Love, and Barbecue

Smoke is mysterious

Smoke is mysterious, fire is uncertain, and pit men are expensive. So the mystery, uncertainty, and expense of taking the chance to make great barbecue is being replaced by the quantifiable methods of always making pretty good 'cue.

— Jim Shahin

Austin Chronicle